The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the acute shortage of ventilators /BiPAPs for the ‘Respiratory Intensive Care Unit’ for the acutely ill patients. Valuable time is lost and the patient’s live are unnecessarily endangered. Even for patients willing to pay for the costs, many times relatives are left to fend for themselves running between many hospitals. This adds to severe mental trauma to close family and relatives.
The consortium of RIDA Foundation (NGO), Octaware Technologies (Aggregator Platform), Transpact Enterprise (MedTech), and Centrium Healthcare offered a tech-enabled aggregator platform to address this challenge.
RIDA Foundation, Mumbai collaborated with its CSR
partner Octaware Technologies Limited on a social
project to create awareness about breast cancer in the
people living in slums with insufficient resources and
The project’s goal included organizing the free
diagnostic camp and providing treatment for people
detected with cancer in 25 locations of Mumbai. The team
used Project Management tools and techniques to execute
the project efficiently and brought in innovation in
project execution. The project bagged Project Management
Institute (PMI) Awards 2020 under the category “Project
of the Year – Contribution to the Community”.